Phil heads up News Channel 3’s Creative Services Department. He holds a BA degree in English and a Master of Arts in Film Production, both from Humboldt State University. Phil started at KIEM in the summer of 1980 as a master control operator and has directed morning news shows and telethons. He has managed the department since 1983. Phil is an avid nature photographer and his images have appeared in many local publications, as well as regional and national calendars, postcards and posters.